Car drives in front of, is struck by train in Safford

Crews begin the work of removing a car from the tracks after the vehicle was struck by a train in Safford on Friday afternoon. - Contributed Photo

SAFFORD — Traffic is being re-routed around U.S. Highway 191 and 8th Street following an accident involving a train and car Friday afternoon.

Witnesses reported seeing a white sedan leave the Johnson Motors parking lot and drive directly into the path of the slow-moving train.

The driver has not yet been identified and there is no word on if anyone was injured in the incident.